Animoca Brands collaborates with Honda for Web3 fan engagement at Japanese Grand Prix

Animoca Brands Japan, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands Corporation Ltd, will collaborate with Honda Motor (NYSE:HMC) Co., Ltd, to gift fans and participants membership NFTs and limited-edition commemorative NFTs at events associated with this week’s Japanese Grand Prix 2023. This Web3 fan engagement will also involve another Animoca Brands subsidiary, Gryfyn, along with GET Protocol, […]

Hut 8 and US Bitcoin Corp can merge, says Canadian court

USBTC shareholders still need to approve of the deal before it goes forward Hut 8 Mining has gotten the greenlight to merge with US Bitcoin Corp from the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Canada. This is largely a procedural step forward, but the court’s approval is the latest domino to fall in the prepared […]

Animoca Brands subsidiary debuts Bitcoin’s first Metaverse token

Darewise Entertainment, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands and the visionary force behind the Life Beyond Gaming Metaverse, unveiled their strategic partnership with Horizen Labs on September 14 to advance its mission of launching the first-ever metaverse token for the Bitcoin ecosystem. This partnership marks a significant step for the expansion of Bitcoin by tapping into […]

Skyryse announces plans to certify IFR version of Robinson R66 Helicopter

Southern California technology startup, Skyryse, aims to revolutionize the cost and safety of helicopter instrument flight rules (IFR) operations by certifying an IFR-capable version of the Robinson R66 helicopter. Skyryse plans to equip the R66 with its proprietary FlightOS system and hopes to complete the certification process within the next 18 months. The company believes […]

FusionIQ expands into Canada with all-in-one platform for digital wealth management

U.S. wealthtech’s entry into Canadian market addresses need for versatile wealth management platform FusionIQ, a leader in the delivery of cloud-based wealth management solutions with their all-in-one digital platform for financial advisors and institutions, today announced its expansion into the Canadian market. As a firm with a deep understanding of the unique nuances of the […]

Vantiq and OPTAC-X partnership set to transform real-time emergency response

Collaboration Delivers Pre-Hospital Awareness and Remote Assistance for Next-Generation Emergency Services  Vantiq, a trailblazer in real-time applications, and OPTAC-X, a telehealth leader with remote physician and tele-expert networks, have formed a strategic partnership aimed at revolutionizing the landscape of real-time emergency response. This collaboration will pave the way for a new era of remote assistance, […]

Qredo’s Circle USDC toolkit will help move billions into Web3

Qredo is proud to announce a ground-breaking partnership with Circle and Etherspot to deliver an innovative cross-chain USDC toolkit to the blockchain ecosystem. Qredo’s Circle API integration brings fiat to crypto full circle With this new integration, users can directly connect their Circle Account to their Qredo non-custodial wallet, creating a seamless, highly secure, and […]

Philippine mobile leader Globe partners with bolttech, launches Gadget Xchange for hassle-free gadget switching

Globe, the leading telecommunications service provider and digital solutions platform in the Philippines, has partnered with international insurtech bolttech to launch Gadget Xchange, a new mobile device programme that will make postpaid device switching easier, no questions asked. The innovative programme offers greater choice and flexibility with quick and easy mobile device and screen replacement […]

Templum: A rising tide of alternatives in the RIA channel

Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) play a pivotal role in financial markets by giving strategic investment guidance to individuals and institutions to better achieve their financial goals. Traditionally, RIAs have focused on traditional investment vehicles such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. However, in recent years, there has been a notable surge in the use of […]

MatrixSpace further strengthens international defense and industry engagement

Retired US Navy, Army and Homeland Security Leaders Vice Admiral Rich Brown, Brigadier General Peter L. Jones and Tom Bush Join Advisory Board Further strengthening its industry advisory board,  MatrixSpace announces the addition of three highly accomplished military and security leaders: Vice Admiral (VADM) Rich Brown (R); Brigadier General Peter L. Jones (R); and Tom […]

Klarna reports H1 2023 results: smashes profitability target, continued growth ahead of e-commerce

Klarna, the AI-powered global payments network and shopping assistant, today reported its H1 results for 2023, which includes a profitable month in the second quarter ahead of target, successfully aligning with its strategic focus on both profitability and growth. The full earnings release has been made available on the company’s Investor Relations website. Sebastian Siemiatkowski, […]

Abbot named Pivot Bio CEO

Pivot Bio announced Chris Abbot as its Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Pivot Bio calls Abbot an industry leader and hands-on strategist who has focused his career on agriculture, water, sustainability, and technology. Pivot Bio Board Chairperson Roger Underwood said, “His commercial acumen, financial know-how, and strong relationships across the agriculture industry are exactly what […]

Sabey Data Centers partners with JetCool Technologies, aiming to redefine and enhance sustainable digital infrastructure standards

Partnership signifies dedication to exploring breakthroughs in advanced cooling solutions for high-density chips Sabey Data Centers, a premier colocation data center provider, is proud to announce a strategic partnership with JETCOOL Technologies Inc. (JetCool). This partnership emphasizes Sabey’s leadership role in pushing boundaries within the data center landscape and signifies the company’s dedication to exploring […]

RYMEDI enters into a partnership with Zeeve to ensure migration to Avalanche Subnets

According to an official release, Rymedi was looking to move from a public blockchain platform Zeeve, a blockchain infrastructure-as-a-service, has entered into a collaboration with RYMEDI, a healthcare technology platform, in its migration to Avalanche Subnets. According to an official release, Rymedi was looking to move from a public blockchain platform to Avalanche Subnets. From […]

Animoca Brands raises $20M for Mocaverse Web3 project

Animoca Brands, a big advocate of the Web3 open metaverse, said it raised $20 million for its flagship project, Mocaverse. The round was led by CMCC Global, a venture capital firm focused on blockchain and Web3 investments, with participation from other notable investors. The funds will be used to accelerate the development of Mocaverse, expand […]

Sofar Sounds launches monthly concerts with Virgin Hotels

Sofar Sounds made its name with concerts in unique, intimate venues. Now it’s exploring how that can work in partnership with brands. It is launching a monthly concert series called ‘Hear This!’ with Virgin Hotels. The gigs will be held in the US and UK at the chain’s hotels, starting this Sunday (10 September) in […]

Animoca’s Ed-tech subsidiary rolls out AI tools for educators

Animoca Brands announced on August 30, that it would be integrating new artificial intelligence (AI) and NFT tools that are specifically tailored towards academia and parents. These new tools are being introduced through Animoca’s ed-tech subsidiary, TinyTap, whereby educators and parents can use the platform to create educational games that offer a dynamic, engaging learning […]

US Bitcoin Corp (USBTC) secures deal with Celsius to host 8,500 Miners at the Alpha Site

U.S. Data Mining Group, Inc. dba US Bitcoin Corp (“USBTC” or “the Company”), a leading operator of large-scale data centers for new-age workloads such as digital asset mining, is thrilled to announce that it has secured a deal with Celsius Network LLC (“Celsius”) to host an initial 8,500 miners with an estimated sticker hashrate of […]

Carry1st partners with Riot Games on South African Valorant servers

Carry1st has announced a partnership with developer Riot Games to make local servers available for Valorant. The availability of local servers should address any issues as regards latency for the popular 5v5 tactical shooter. It is the latest coup for Carry1st, which helped bring Call of Duty Mobile to South Africa last year. Local mobile […]

Klarna reaches 100 million European users

Swedish fintech Klarna now has more than 100 million European users on its platform. It has also achieved a 14 percent year-on-year GMV growth in the second quarter in Europe. Within the United Kingdom, the GMV growth was even higher, 26 percent. The Swedish payment service provider Klarna is well known for its ‘buy now, […]

Hut 8 shareholders now able to vote on merger of Equals with US Bitcoin Corp

Votes must be received no later than 4 p.m. ET September 8, 2023 Hut 8 Mining Corp. (Nasdaq: HUT) (TSX: HUT), (“Hut 8” or the “Company”) one of North America’s largest, innovation-focused digital asset mining pioneers and high performance computing infrastructure provider, announced today that voting on the proposed business combination with U.S. Data Mining […]

Animoca Brands joins the AWS Activate Provider Program to advance Web3 development

This partnership will enable Animoca Brands’ portfolio companies to build using world-class infrastructure and develop go-to-market strategies across both Web2 and Web3 ecosystems. Quick take: Animoca Brands and AWS Activate have partnered to advance web3 development. The web3 investment company’s portfolio companies will receive up to $25,000 each in Activate credits to build on AWS. […]

Klarna deepens ties with MandM Direct, targeting international markets

Global payments network Klarna is broadening its collaboration with UK-based online fashion behemoth MandM Direct – setting sights on an even larger international audience. MandM Direct, renowned for its discounted clearance stock from top brands including Adidas and Puma, has amassed over three million active shoppers across Europe. The retailer’s expansive network, delivering to more […]

OpenFortune partners with to give New Yorkers free lottery tickets

Calling all New Yorkers, your next fortune cookie could potentially be worth millions, the online platform that allows lottery players to securely order official state lottery tickets from their mobile phone, tablet, or desktop has partnered with OpenFortune Media, one of the fastest-growing media companies known for its integration of advertising into fortune cookies. […]

Blockchain powered Helium Mobile launches $5 unlimited decentralized data plan

People-powered telecom revolution kicks off with Helium’s groundbreaking $5 unlimited mobile plan. The telecommunication world is witnessing a fundamental shift with the launch of Helium Mobile’s decentralized $5 unlimited mobile plan, one of the first of its kind, in Miami. As reported by the company, this move is seen as a strategic step towards realizing […]

Lindora Clinic names Trifecta as Official Meal Delivery Partner

Most prominent ready-to-eat meal delivery service integrates with leading ketogenic experts to provide diverse meal options catering to the specific dietary preferences of Lindora clients Trifecta, the leading organically sourced food delivery service in the United States, today announced an exclusive partnership with Lindora Clinic, a premier weight management and metabolic health company with 30 […]

ID Finance Spain reports €59M in revenue for H1 2023

ID Finance Spain S.A.U. released its audited financial results for the first half of 2023. The company has provided the following operational and financial information: ID Finance Spain reported “a net income of €4.4M, following an 8% increase in its net portfolio, which hit a new record of €51M.” During the first half of the […]

CentralNic announces partnerships with Klarna, and Shopify

CentralNic Group PLC has announced a host of new partnerships with the likes of, Klarna and Shopify for its advertising services. Zeropark, CentralNic’s advertising platform, has penned a deal with to run targeted campaigns on the travel agent’s behalf, the company said in a statement. ‘Buy now, pay later’ specialist Klarna has become […]

Paxos: PayPal stablecoin PYUSD launches on Ethereum

PayPal pushes the digital currency frontier with USD-backed stablecoin, fostering seamless conversion and regulated transactions In a move signaling the significant shift towards digital currencies, PayPal has announced the launch of its U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin – PayPal USD (PYUSD). This development, announced by PayPal directly, adds a new dimension to the emerging potential of regulated, […]

Varo Bank named to CNBC World’s Top Fintech Companies 2023 list

Varo Bank, N.A., the U.S.’s first nationally-chartered consumer techbank, announces it has been named to CNBC’s 2023 list of the top 200 global fintech companies. Presented by CNBC and partnered with Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider, Statista analyzed over 1,500 individual firms across nine market segments to determine the top […]

ZEBEDEE partners with Rewards Bunny to introduce Bitcoin-rewarded shopping

Shopping for the world’s biggest brands now rewards users with Bitcoin – instantly and anywhere in the world. ZEBEDEE, the next-generation FinTech powering rewarded games and apps, today announced they’ve partnered with Rewards Bunny to give shoppers Bitcoin rewards with every purchase, bringing shopping into the quickly growing ZBD ecosystem of games, apps and communities. […]

SOCAP partners with Proof to conduct private ESG benchmark and impact report across global early stage ventures

Leading impact convenor SOCAP Global has partnered with Proof, a next-gen impact intelligence company, to facilitate a large-scale assessment that will provide a snapshot into where early stage companies stand when it comes to sustainability initiatives. The survey will tap into SOCAP’s network of purpose-driven entrepreneurs to provide an anonymized private benchmark and impact report […]

Sarcos awarded artificial intelligence contract by Air Force Research Laboratory

Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation (“Sarcos”) (NASDAQ: STRC and STRCW), a leader in the design, development, and manufacture of advanced robotic systems, solutions, and software that redefine human possibilities, announced today the award of an expanded contract (FA8750-22-C-1005) from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for continued development of artificial intelligence (AI)-driven methods and techniques […]

Gamefam to launch Bebe Rexha concert on Roblox

Teaming with Warner Music Group, the company is gamifying concerts to reach Gen Z and Gen Alpha fans. Bebe Rexha is the latest musical act to join a growing market for metaverse concerts. LA-based developer Gamefam has partnered with Warner Music Group (WMG) to develop a free virtual concert headlined by the popstar that will […]

Animoca Brands invests $30 million in crypto payments application Hi

In order to perform KYC on its users, hi will soon utilize a Proof of Human Identity solution that helps prevent bots from transacting on its layer 2 network. Metaverse gaming and venture capital giant Animoca Brands has invested $30 million into Web3 payments application and protocol hi. In addition, hi has forged a partnership […]

Minerva CQ turns up the dial on text analytics with integration to Luminoso’s Daylight

Minerva CQ and Luminoso Technologies, Inc. today announced the availability of Luminoso’s AI-driven text analytics solution, Daylight™, on Minerva CQ’s real-time agent assist platform. Minerva CQ customers now have the option of using Daylight to analyze thousands of hours of unstructured text from call and chat transcripts, in minutes, to glean insights into root cause, […]

Klarna partners with iconic UK luxury store Liberty to offer payment flexibility

Klarna, the AI powered global payments network and shopping destination, has today announced its partnership with iconic British department store Liberty, with its flexible and interest-free payment options now available online. The partnership will help Liberty’s customers save time and money and worry less, allowing them to shop smarter with Klarna’s interest-free payment options and […]

MatrixSpace appoints three star general to advisory board for strategic guidance

US Army, Lieutenant General (Retired) Michael Barbero augments international defense and industry engagement MatrixSpace announces the addition of Lieutenant General (retired) Michael Barbero to its advisory board, strengthening its engagement within the defense and commercial sector. This follows the recent additions of Lieutenant General (retired) Glenn Spears, US Air Force, and Brigadier General (retired) Robert […]

Making a move on Ethereum: Mysten Labs’ CEO unveils new blockchain

Despite the billions raised and lost in the name of disruptive crypto innovations, the alternative technology has yet to produce a breakthrough product, even in video gaming. Mysten Labs’ CEO, Evan Cheng, believes this is because nobody has done it right yet. Cheng argues that the world needs another blockchain, and he has introduced Sui, […]

Klarna prepares for FCA’s Consumer Duty with Money Adviser Network partnership

Klarna, the global payments network and shopping destination, has announced a partnership with the Money Adviser Network. This makes it the first buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) to partner with the network as it helps its consumers access free and impartial debt advice quickly. The partnership marks the next stage of Klarna’s wider efforts to promote healthy spending. […]

ZEBEDEE and Beamable to streamline Bitcoin transaction implementation in gaming

ZEBEDEE, a financial technology company and payment processor, is joining forces with Beamable to streamline the implementation of Bitcoin transactions in gaming. The objective of this joint venture is to bypass the requirement for a server or systems operations team, thereby facilitating developers’ ability to incorporate server-side features into their games, while also strengthening security. […]

RiverMeadow software earns Microsoft Azure VMware Solution Specialization, showcasing expertise in migrating workloads to VMware on Azure

RiverMeadow Software Inc., a leading provider of cloud migration solutions, is thrilled to announce that it has achieved the Microsoft Azure VMware Solution Specialization. This prestigious specialization recognizes RiverMeadow’s expertise in deploying and managing VMware-based workloads on Azure VMware Solution (AVS). It solidifies its position as a trusted partner for Fortune 500 organizations seeking seamless […]

Blockchain gaming Ssudio Mugen Interactive partners with Mysten Labs and launched the first gamefi prediction protocol on Sui Network

Leveraging the Scalability of Sui to redefine the blockchain gaming industry Mugen Interactive, an emerging blockchain gaming studio, launched their first game, Legend of Arcadia, on Sui, in partnership with Mysten Labs, a web3 infrastructure company and initial contributor to Sui, a Layer 1 blockchain. Legend of Arcadia (LOA), a multi-chain free-to-play and play-to-earn casual […]

NYSE Chief Operating Officer leaves for fintech company DriveWealth

New York Stock Exchange Chief Operating Officer Michael Blaugrund is leaving to run fintech investing company DriveWealth LLC, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Blaugrund will start as chief executive officer of DriveWealth at the end of July, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing a private matter. He spent the […]

FusionIQ announces integration with Blueleaf

Cloud-based wealth management software provider FusionIQ is teaming up with Blueleaf to improve the user experience of both advisors and their clients. The integration between FusionIQ and Blueleaf — a platform offering reporting, billing and client aggregation tools — was sparked by the goal of making it easier for advisors and institutions to implement a […]

Devexperts announces partnership with DriveWealth to expand its platform offerings

Devexperts, a software solutions provider for brokers and financial institutions, announces today that DriveWealth, a rapidly-growing investment products provider, is now fully integrated into its DXtrade platform. This partnership extends Devexperts’ DXtrade platform support of fractional trading, which allows users to trade and hold positions of less than one full share. In addition, DriveWealth brings […]

Bobbie acquires Nature’s One, with the most innovative infant formula manufacturing facility in the U.S., to fast track the future of formula

The acquisition positions the mom-founded and led infant formula company as the third largest fully integrated brand in the U.S., creating a more resilient industry for American families Bobbie, the only mom-founded and led infant formula company in the U.S., announced the acquisition of Nature’s One, the Ohio-based pediatric nutrition company who for decades has […]

Troon acquires Applied Golf Management

Troon®, the leader in providing golf and club-related leisure and hospitality services, is pleased to announce it has acquired Applied Golf Management, a New Jersey-based golf and hospitality management company. As part of the acquisition, Troon assumes management of Applied Golf’s portfolio of 13 public and private golf facilities in New York, New Jersey and […]

Klarna and Stellar debut virtual shopping tool for eCommerce merchants

Klarna and retail experience agency Stellar Global have teamed to debut a virtual shopping solution for eCommerce brands. The tool, announced in a news release provided to PYMNTS Monday (July 3), combines Klarna’s online tech integrations with Stellar’s product demonstration teams and studio space to provide new buying experiences and help brands boost conversions. “Since […]

Airspace Link announces FAA approval of LAANC API Deep Linking Capabilities

Airspace Link, Inc., a leading FAA-Approved UAS (Drone) Service Supplier is announcing a set of developer tools designed to allow third parties to interface with AirHub® API. (**LAANC – Low Altitude Authorization & Notification Capability) APIs are no longer a stop-gap to the future for fast-moving developers building on a global scale—they’re a critical part […]

Invited and Troon forge strategic relationship

Today, officials at Invited and Troon, two leaders in the golf and club hospitality industry, announced a landmark strategic relationship designed to help shape the future of membership hospitality and growth across both organizations in the years ahead. Invited, a leading owner and operator of private clubs, and Troon, a leading global third-party operator of […]

Sofar Sounds launches a video-creation tool called Layers

Sofar Sounds is best known for its concerts in intimate and/or unusual venues around the world. However, it has been expanding into other kinds of tools for artists, and the latest is called Layers. Described as being ‘incubated’ by Sofar Sounds – “Layers operates autonomously, though we work closely together…” – it’s a “video creation […]

Skyryse achieves AS9100D certification reinforcing commitment to “Safety for All” at its facility and in the sky

Skyryse, bringing trust, safety, and the accessibility of flight through a highly-automated and touchscreen flight control system, has achieved AS9100D certification for all three of its LA-Area locations. The three locations achieving certification include the company’s headquarters and research and development site in El Segundo, CA., as well as its flight test and performance facility […]

Nomic Bio appoints Byron Hewett to its Board of Directors

Nomic Bio, a pioneering protein profiling company, today announced the appointment of Byron Hewett to its board of directors. Hewett brings invaluable operational and strategic expertise to guide Nomic Bio through its crucial years of growth. “We are thrilled to welcome Byron to Nomic’s board of directors as we commercialize and continue to scale our […]

Nectar Hard Seltzer launches new LTO flavors and digital rewards platform, Nectarverse

Nectar Hard Seltzer, the Asian-American hard seltzer brand known for its passionate community and viral marketing strategy, announced the launch of the limited-edition Spirit Pack made in collaboration with the Azuki digital anime collection. The Spirit Pack includes two new flavors and is available for purchase on the Nectarverse, a new digital platform that gives […]

NEAR Foundation partners with Alibaba Cloud to accelerate Web3 growth in Asia

The NEAR Foundation, the non-profit behind the ecosystem development of the NEAR protocol, is joining with Alibaba Cloud, the Chinese tech giant’s arm for computing and storage, to accelerate Web3 growth in Asia and the Middle East, the organization said Monday. The partnership grants the NEAR Foundation access to Alibaba Cloud’s developer ecosystem across Asia […]

Infant formula company Bobbie and breast pump company Elvie have joined forces

An Unlikely Pair, The Two Mom-Founded and Led Brands Are Neutralizing the Feeding Wars by Meeting Parents in Their Reality and Supporting All Feeding Journeys 70% of Formula-Feeding Parents in the US Are Combo Feeding their babies – and for the first time, the retail feeding shopping experience is catching up Bobbie, the organic infant […]

Mythical Games secures $37M from Animoca Brands and A16z

Mythical Games, the gaming studio behind Blankos Block Party, has announced the successful initial closure of its Series C1 funding round, raising $37 million. Digital asset manager, Scytale Digital, headed this round, with significant contributions coming from Animoca Brands, A16z, ARK Invest, MoonPay, PROOF, Stanford Athletics, and other renowned investors. Aiming for Profitability in a […]

Westbrook and Pinterest partner to launch innovative branded content series

The media company will produce branded content across Pinterest, including the platform’s new Pinterest Premiere Spotlight ad solution, for Q4 holidays Westbrook Inc, the Los Angeles-based entertainment and media company, today announced a partnership with Pinterest Inc. (NYSE: PINS) to create branded content for Halloween and the winter holiday season. As the exclusive creative partner […]

MontyCloud announces AWS built-in solution

MontyCloud announces an AWS built-in solution that automatically installs, configures, and integrates with native AWS Cloud Foundational Services MontyCloud, an autonomous cloud operations platform company, announced today that it has worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to complete an AWS built-in solution that automatically installs, configures, and integrates with native AWS Cloud Foundational Services across […]

Following €60M debt and equity round, ID Finance offers existing shareholders and clients an opportunity to participate via Crowdcube

Spanish leading Fintech ID Finance has launched a new crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to offer existing shareholders and clients as well as European retail investors the opportunity to participate in the €30M equity round that was recently closed with UK asset manager Kingsway Capital. In addition to the agreement closed with Kingsway Capital, ID Finance […]

Huma receives multi-condition US FDA 510(k) Class II regulatory clearance for its configurable SaMD disease management platform

Class II clearance expands the patient population that can be managed Companies working with Huma’s platform can now launch algorithm innovations more quickly in a compliant and de-risked manner, democratising digital health innovation across the industry Clearance was granted through the FDA’s joint eSTAR programme which aims to increase the efficiency of regulation through digitalisation […]

Sony teams up with Fnatic to bring gamers the INZONE range of gaming gears

Sony has announced that it has entered into a multiple-year global partnership with Fnatic to introduce gaming gears under the brand name ‘INZONE’. In this collaboration, Sony’s product development teams will exchange opinions on product concepts, performance, and technology with professional players from Fnatic, then the players will conduct rigorous product testing for INZONE products […]

FTA welcomes Pipe, the modern capital platform, to association

The Financial Technology Association (FTA) today welcomed Pipe as its newest member. Pipe is the modern capital platform built to connect entrepreneurs and small and mid-size business owners to fast, frictionless, dilution-free financing, helping them scale and operate on their terms. “Innovative fintech companies like Pipe provide a lifeline to founders and entrepreneurs who often […]

Astra and Alloy partner to streamline payment integrations

New partnership will allow businesses to easily enable Visa Direct and bank transfers Astra, a leading provider of infrastructure for faster payments, today announced a partnership with Alloy, the identity risk management company, to streamline the onboarding process for existing Alloy customers to leverage Astra’s advanced transfer technology in their applications. “Astra and Alloy both […]

RiverMeadow announces integrated solutions with NetApp to simplify migration, optimize storage and provide cost-effective DR options for Google Cloud customers

RiverMeadow Software Inc., a leading provider of workload mobility solutions, has today introduced comprehensive solutions that address the challenges customers face migrating and protecting their data on Google Cloud. The integrated solution offers enhanced flexibility, performance, and a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) through NetApp Cloud Volume Service (CVS). The collaboration between RiverMeadow and […]

Fintech PayQuicker enhances payouts OS product with partners Qolo, Fortress, Citcon

PayQuicker, an innovative financial technology leader in the global payouts market, is strengthening its payouts orchestration platform, Payouts OS, “by announcing the following new partners: Qolo, Fortress, and Citcon.” Qolo was selected as “an issuing-processing partner for Payouts OS, to issue a more advanced suite of card products to meet the needs of corporate clients […]

Lemon Perfect introduces refreshing twist to lineup with new watermelon flavor

The new summer-inspired flavored lemon water will be available in all Costco stores nationwide for a limited time only Lemon Perfect, the fastest-growing brand in the enhanced water category*, announced today the launch of its newest flavor, Watermelon, and a limited-time retail expansion in Costco stores nationwide. Timed perfectly with summer, this refreshing addition to […]

MatrixSpace secures $10M Series A funding

Led by Raptor Group with Intel Capital MatrixSpace, a leader in AI collaborative sensing solutions, announces $10M raised in Series A funding. This brings the company’s total funding to $20M since its first year of operation in 2020 and will enable it to accelerate technology advancements, customer adoption and revenue growth. The round was led […]

Qredo unveils its new self-custody wallet platform

New Qredo is a non-custodial solution which secures users’ digital assets on-chain without the need for users to store private keys. Today Qredo, a distributed multi-party computation (dMPC) protocol offering enterprise-grade cryptocurrency security and governance solutions, launches its new and improved platform, New Qredo. Private keys, whether held by a custodian, encrypted on a hardware […]

Sui Cceator Mysten Labs inks F1 sponsorship deal with Red Bull Racing

Another crypto sponsor enters Formula 1, with the dominant Oracle Red Bull Racing signing with Sui blockchain creator Mysten Labs. Formula 1 (F1) teams continue to rack up new crypto industry sponsors, with leading team Oracle Red Bull Racing today announcing an alliance with Mysten Labs, creator of the recently launched Sui blockchain. The multi-year […]

Bobbie reimagines influence and announces second MotherBoard, a collective of activist parents who join forces to change parenting culture and push forward parenting policies

Investors Gabrielle Union, Naomi Osaka, Meghan Trainor, Karlie Kloss, Emily Oster, and Tan France are Lending Their Voices and Taking Action on Critical Issues Facing Modern Parents The mom-founded and led infant formula company is constantly up-leveling how brands and celebrity investors come together to drive change Today, Bobbie, the mom-founded and led infant formula […]

Keith Kettell joins Alloy as Chief Revenue Officer

Alloy, the identity risk management company, today announced that Keith Kettell has joined the team as the company’s Chief Revenue Officer. Kettell brings over two decades of leadership experience to Alloy, including seven years as an executive at Salesforce where he helped lead rapid scale and vertical market focus. More recently, he held senior go-to-market […]

Fifth Third announces acquisition of Rize Money, Inc.

Fintech Platform Further Advances Bank’s Embedded Payments Offerings Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Rize Money, Inc., an embedded payments platform that provides payment infrastructure and risk management capabilities to fintechs and other technology companies that want to offer innovative financial products through a single application programming interface. Embedded […]

Aviation technology company Skyryse appoints Blake Bilstad as Chief Legal Officer

Bilstad Joins Company with 25+ Years Experience Supporting Industry Disruptors Skyryse™, bringing trust, safety, and the accessibility of flight through a highly-automated and touchscreen flight control system, has named Blake Bilstad as the company’s new Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. In this role, Bilstad will lead all legal matters for Skyryse as the company […]

Sarcos announces appointment of Laura Peterson as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

Former Boeing executive and current member of Sarcos board of directors brings decades of leadership experience as Company enters commercialization phase of its history Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation (“Sarcos”) (NASDAQ: STRC and STRCW), a leader in the design, development, and manufacture of advanced robotic systems, solutions and software that redefine human possibilities, today announced […]

Elegen launches new online ordering portal for rapid, high-accuracy, long DNA

Company focuses on ease of use, utility, and speed to increase ENFINIA DNA’s impact on workflow efficiency and productivity. Elegen, a global leader in DNA innovation, today announced the launch of a new online ordering portal. Available now from their website, the new portal streamlines the ordering process, empowering customers to easily place orders, and […]

Carry1st brings mobile Premier League to Africa

Carry1st has launched India’s leading mobile esports and gaming platform in Africa. As the official licensor and publisher of Mobile Premier League (MPL) in Africa, Carry1st will enable new players to access one of the world’s largest Paid Competitive Gaming (PGC) platforms. In January, Carry1st raised a $27 million pre-Series B from Bitkraft Ventures, a16z […]

Insurtech startup Bolttech raises US$196 million in Series B round

Insurance technology (insurtech) startup Bolttech bagged US$196 million for its Series B funding round, raising its valuation to US$1.6 billion from US$1.5 billion in its first Series B close. Insurance group Tokio Marine led the latest funding round, with global insurance provider MetLife and Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional joining as new investors, Bolttech […]

Axie Infinity: Origins launches on iOS in LATAM, Asia

Axie Infinity: Origins is now available on the Apple App Store in select markets. While publisher Sky Mavis is planning a global iOS launch, players in key LATAM and Asian markets, including Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Venezuela, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam, will get access first. The free-to-play card-based strategy battler allows players to join the […]

Mysten Labs partners with Ethos to launch Ethos Wallet on Sui Layer 1 Blockchain

First-of-its-Kind Wallet to Give Developers and End Users Unique Access to dApps Built on Sui Mysten Labs (“Mysten”), a web3 infrastructure company and original contributor to the Sui Layer 1 blockchain, today announced a strategic partnership with Ethos, the creators of the Ethos Wallet product, which enables users to discover and experience next-generation decentralized applications […]

JETCOOL Technologies Inc. selected to receive over $1.2M in federal funding to develop more efficient cooling for data centers

Funding Part of Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Program to Create More Energy Efficient Data Centers that Reduce Carbon Emissions, Mitigate Climate Change JETCOOL Technologies Inc. (JetCool) announced today that it has been selected to receive up to $1,265,747 in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The funding is […]

Templum powers Masterworks’ secondary market, providing investors access to multimillion-dollar works of art

Templum, Inc. (“Templum”), a provider of award-winning patent-pending capital markets infrastructure for alternatives and private securities, announced that it powers Masterworks’ secondary market. Masterworks, LLC (“Masterworks”) is transforming the art market providing investors direct access to purchase and trade shares in multimillion-dollar works of art by artists like Picasso, Monet and Basquiat. As investors have […]

Lukka announces partnership with Space and Time for on-chain data collaboration

This joint partnership will allow institutions to consume high quality blockchain transactional data across multiple protocols Lukka, the leading institutional crypto data and data management provider, has announced a partnership with Space and Time, a leader in decentralized data warehousing. Through this partnership, Lukka and Space and Time will deliver institutional-quality blockchain transaction data to […]

Ledn receives regulatory approval in the Cayman Islands

Ledn Inc. (“Ledn”), a global financial services provider for digital assets, has announced that it has received registration and regulatory approval as a Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP) from the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA). The company, which offers a range of digital asset financial products and services, including Bitcoin-backed loans and digital asset savings […]

UAE’s EMPG rebrands as Dubizzle Group

EMPG, which owns and operates several popular classifieds brands, announced the rebranding to ‘Dubizzle Group’ on Tuesday. EMPG, the Dubai-based unicorn that owns and operates Bayut and Dubizzle announced that it is changing its name to ‘Dubizzle Group’. EMPG or Emerging Markets Property Group, which owns and operates several popular classifieds brands, announced the rebranding […]

Airspace Link announces global partnership with Volatus Aerospace

Airspace Link Inc., a leading provider of scalable drone software and solutions, and Volatus Aerospace, a leader in uncrewed aircraft operations, are announcing a newly formed global partnership. In this partnership, the two companies will collaborate on advanced uncrewed operations, bringing together Airspace Link’s advanced planning, integration, and data capabilities with Volatus technological and operational […]

Templum: Issuance and trading technology – the cloud difference

Easy Deployment, Standardized Workflows, Rapid Scaling As the world of alternative assets and secondary trading continues to evolve, so does the technology that enables it. Here at Templum, we have designed a patent pending, cloud agnostic, SaaS application that streamlines the deployment process and scaling of our application for alternative asset participants.  In an “old […]

Sarcos and VideoRay sign agreement to offer integrated underwater robotic systems

Companies to sell underwater robotic systems combining VideoRay remotely operated vehicles and Sarcos Guardian® Sea Class system Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation (“Sarcos”) (NASDAQ: STRC and STRCW), a leader in the design, development and manufacture of advanced robotic systems that redefine human possibilities, and VideoRay, the world’s leading manufacturer of underwater robotic systems, announced today […]

Fierce chooses Paxos to power digital asset buy, sell and hold capabilities

Paxos, the regulated blockchain infrastructure platform for enterprises, and Fierce, the innovative financial super app that empowers individuals to leverage the best of fintech, have announced that Paxos will power Fierce’s new digital asset experience via the Fierce mobile application. This new functionality is open to all Fierce users. Paxos crypto brokerage is a regulated […]

Shemaroo partners with Near Foundation to enhance Web3.0 digital infrastructure

Shemaroo Entertainment, a media and entertainment company, has teamed up with the Near Foundation, a non-profit organisation that supports funding and ecosystem development on Near, the open source, climate neutral blockchain. In response to new advancements in Web3.0 and the rising demand for enhanced user experiences, Shemaroo is using this partnership to establish a Web3.0 […]

ImaginAb and Quibim partner to revolutionize immune status diagnosis and immunotherapy prediction

This ground-breaking collaboration will enhance accuracy and efficiency of immunotherapy response for improved patient outcomes ImaginAb Inc., a global biotechnology company developing 89Zr crefmirlimab berdoxam (CD8 ImmunoPETTM) imaging agent and radiopharmaceutical therapies (RPT), and Quibim, a global company born with the ambition of transforming imaging data into actionable predictions, are pleased to announce their new […]

DriveWealth targets the Top 100 U.S-listed ETFs with CETF

DriveWealth has launched the DriveWealth ICE 100 Index ETF (CETF), a new exchange traded fund listed on the New York Stock Exchange that targets the top 100 U.S.-listed ETFs. CETF seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, track the performance of the ICE DriveWealth 100 Index, a rules-based, equal-weighted index consisting of […]

YourBio Health’s TAP® Micro Select secures FDA 510(k) medical device clearance for producing capillary whole blood samples

Virtually painless approach, leveraging HALO technology™, improves patient access, affordability, and accuracy in decentralized clinical trials with greater flexibility for health and wellness testing Adding to the YourBio Health portfolio, TAP® Micro Select, now commercially available, becomes next FDA cleared device YourBio Health, Inc, the developers of the world’s first virtually painless push-button blood collection […]

NEAR Foundation announces policy principles

It’s no surprise that the Web3 industry presents many unique challenges for lawmakers and regulators globally. Decentralised, permissionless technology is, in many ways, at odds with much of current law and regulation that assumes centralised, intermediated and gatekept systems. Adding to this inherent complexity, Web3 technology is borderless by nature, spanning countless jurisdictions and legal/regulatory […]

Growers in Pivot Bio Pilot Avoid +80,000 MT of GHGs in 2022

In 2023, N-OVATOR program will expand to drive grower revenue and help companies reduce their Scope 3 emissions Pivot Bio, agriculture’s leading nitrogen innovator, announces the results of its 2022 pilot and the 2023 expansion of N-OVATOR™, the company’s new program for validating on-farm synthetic fertilizer replacement. The Pivot Bio N-OVATOR™ program is designed to unite […]

IPwe names Leann Pinto as Chief Executive Officer

Leann Pinto Appointed to Chief Executive Officer to Accelerate IPwe’s Growth IPwe, a global leader in intellectual property (IP) business and financial management solutions, announced today that Leann Pinto has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Pinto, who joined IPwe as President in 2022, brings extensive, diverse experience to her role as CEO, with a background […]

Helium successfully completes massive Layer-1 migration to Solana Network

Solana calls the Helium move ‘one of the most significant’ L1 migrations ever. Helium Live on Solana The Helium Network has successfully completed its transition to Solana, which described the move as “one of the most significant layer 1 blockchain migrations ever.” Helium, comprising an telecom-oriented Internet of Things (Iot) ecosystem, had been planning the […]

Myeloid Therapeutics presents late-breaking data on multiple platforms at the American Association for Cancer Research 2023 Annual Meeting

Myeloid Therapeutics, Inc. (“Myeloid”), a clinical stage mRNA-immunotherapy company, today announced its presentation of two posters at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, being held in Orlando, Florida. “At AACR 2023, we are pleased to present late-breaking research on our in vivo engineering capabilities and clinical data from our Phase I IMAGINE […]

Lemon Perfect expands distribution with Target Stores nationwide

The flavored lemon water brand adds 500 Target stores to its rapidly growing retail roster Lemon Perfect, the fastest-growing brand in the enhanced water category*, announced today its retail expansion with Target. Through this partnership, Lemon Perfect adds 500 Target stores across the country to its growing list of retail doors. With over 12,000 net […]

Boston Tequila brand names new CEO, raises more than $9M

The Boston liquor brand Ghost Tequila has named a new chief executive and closed a new fundraising round. The company’s new CEO, Jeff Popkin, joins from the same position with Mast-Jägermeister US, the American division of the German maker of Jägermeister. He’s also been the president of the Vita Cola Co., the CEO of the […]

Emergent Entertainment and Animoca Brands enter into strategic advisory agreement to advance development of Resurgence, the upcoming survival MMORPG

Emergent Entertainment (Emergent), a leading metaverse and blockchain games studio bringing together industry veterans from PlayStation, Activision, and NCSoft, and Animoca Brands, the company advancing digital property rights for gaming and the open metaverse, today announced the signing of a strategic advisory agreement. Animoca Brands will collaborate closely with Emergent on the development of Resurgence, […]

ZEBEDEE: Introducing Bitnob – Africa, here we come!

ZEBEDEE is taking its first steps into the vast and diverse African continent by partnering with Bitnob. We’re super excited to be taking our first step into Africa by partnering with Bitnob! Now ZEBEDEE users from several African states can earn Bitcoin with ZEBEDEE and then spend their earnings through Bitnob using their local currency. […]

Qolo selected by KeyBank to provide flexible virtual accounts and API-based payment solutions

Qolo, the leading omnichannel card and payment platform announced today that they have been selected to power KeyBank’s integrated application programming interface (API)-based payment solutions and virtual accounts.  This investment in Qolo’s capabilities provides KeyBank’s customers the capability to instantly create advanced virtual accounts, and to seamlessly connect to underlying payment modalities, including real-time payments […]

Templum: Tradable alternative assets, what does the future hold?

Templum joined industry veterans at this year’s STANY Annual Conference to lend expertise and insights to the conference panel covering all things alts. From private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, managed futures, art and antiques, commodities, and real estate, Raj Iyer, Chief Product Officer at Templum shares his key takeaways from the session and conference […]

Cambridge Mobile Telematics announces Road Safety Board with Steve Kiefer as Chairperson

New board will enhance CMT’s efforts to make roads and drivers safer worldwide Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), the world’s largest telematics service provider, announced today the formation of a dedicated Road Safety Board, with Steve Kiefer, a renowned advocate for safer roads, appointed as its chairperson. Creating the Safety Board reinforces CMT’s commitment to its […]

Build A Rocket Boy announce story-driven action-adventure game MindsEye

The independent team Build A Rocket Boy has announced the high-octane, triple-A, story-driven action-adventure game MindsEye. The game is set in a world of futuristic corporations, conspiracy theories, and sinister new technologies. MindsEye is planned to be launched in EVERYWHERE. EVERYWHERE is a new platform that offers a world of endless possibilities, where you can […]

Mythic Therapeutics announces first subject dosed in Phase 1 KisMET-01 Clinical Trial of cMET-Targeting Antibody-Drug Conjugate (ADC) MYTX-011 for the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

MYTX-011 incorporates Mythic’s FateControl™ technology, which holds the potential to dramatically improve ADC efficacy, thereby expanding the number of NSCLC patients eligible for this targeted therapy Mythic Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on the development of next-generation antibody-drug conjugate-based therapies for the treatment of a wide range of cancers, today announced that the first subject […]

Gunzilla Games partners with Avalanche on blockchain gaming platform

Gunzilla Games, an independent triple-A game studio, launched GUNZ, a blockchain-based digital economy platform fully built on an Avalanche Subnet. Gunzilla will use it to make Off The Grid. This subnet has been customized to enable seamless gameplay, utilize only in-game tokens for gas (transaction) fees, and provide an intuitive, rewarding user experience for both […]

Cision unveils Guaranteed Paid Placement, providing clients with unmatched visibility and control over their brand’s story

PR Newswire, a Cision company and a global leader in public relations and marketing software solutions, announced today the launch of Guaranteed Paid Placement, an upgraded version of its Sponsored Placement solution. This innovative offering, powered by Nativo, allows clients to simultaneously employ earned and paid media opportunities by seamlessly converting their press releases into […]

Sproutt launches SmartLife for agencies and announces the acquisition of The Reder Agency

New platform will enable life insurance agencies to scale by integrating cutting-edge technology with access to leading products, while the Reder Agency acquisition brings in hundreds of experienced agents Sproutt, the life insurance company that modernizes life insurance for agencies, agents, and their customers, today announced the launch of Sproutt SmartLife for Agencies and the […]

Klarna plugs ChatGPT into its platform for faster product recommendations

Payments and shopping service Klarna is the latest company to announce its integration with ChatGPT. The company said it is “one of the first brands to work with OpenAI to use its protocol to build an integrated Plugin for ChatGPT” and is rolling out a personalized shopping experience that provides product recommendations when Klarna users […]

FusionIQ announces enhanced connectivity to allow advisors, firms and investors to better manage emerging forms of risk

Firm Now Provides Users a Seamless View into Six of the Nation’s Largest Custodians, Up from Two at the Beginning of the Year Enhancement Comes as Recent Banking Crisis Puts a Spotlight on Risks that Transcend Investment Products   FusionIQ – the first-of-its-kind digital investing platform empowering financial advisors to deliver a personalized, end-to-end investment experience […]

Zebedee debuts global payment service powered by Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Bitcoin gaming and payments company Zebedee has debuted a payment feature on its app that allows users to instantly send any amount of money to five jurisdictions, including the Philippines and Brazil, for little to no cost using Bitcoin’s Lightning Network. The feature enables users to connect their Zebedee accounts directly to platforms run by […]

Liteboxer announces transformative rebrand to Litesport

The new brand reflects the broad appeal of the company’s popular VR fitness app available on the Meta Quest platform as they expand into new modalities with trainer-led Strength Training workouts. Litesport, formerly known as Liteboxer, the leading trainer-led VR fitness company, announces its rebrand to reflect the brand’s evolution and continued expansion into workout […]

Coin Metrics expands management team with three key hires

New CTO, Sales Lead and Head of Marketing Join Rapidly Growing Firm Coin Metrics, the leading provider of crypto financial intelligence, is pleased to announce that it has welcomed three experienced business leaders to its management team as it continues to invest in strengthening all areas of the rapidly growing company. The addition of Chris […]

PayQuicker partners with Qolo to deliver seamless payout solutions

Qolo, the leading omnichannel payments and card issuing processor, today announced its partnership with PayQuicker, financial technology leader in the global payouts market, to provide unified disbursement services to PayQuicker and its clients. The partnership pairs PayQuicker’s market-leading Payouts OS platform with Qolo’s next-generation card issuing and payments platform, enabling PayQuicker to issue a more […]

Near Protocol leads Korean Web3 gaming industry with strategic partnership with WEMADE

Near Foundation signed a strategic partnership with WEMADE, a global web3 game company Multi-faceted Web3 business collaborations to drive mainstream adoption Centering on Korea Hub, Near Protocol attracts major game companies to its ecosystem Near Foundation announced a strategic partnership with WEMADE, Korea’s representative global web3 game company, at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), attended […]

Huma receives world’s first and only multi-condition EU MDR Class IIb regulatory approval for its configurable SaMD disease management platform

Huma’s platform is ready to use, reducing the time and cost for other companies to bring regulated SaMD products to market, democratising digital health innovation across the industry Class IIb certification expands the patient population and level of disease severity that can be managed; allowing delivery of personalised care through the use of predictive algorithms […]

Pop the champagne for rapidly-scaling alcohol insights platform Overproof

De Kuyper Royal Distillers, founded in 1695, is one of the oldest family distilleries in the world. So it was front page news in the Netherlands when Marc De Kuyper, the eldest of the family’s 11th generation, decided in 2018 to launch an independent startup rather than prepare himself to lead the family business. That […]

Skyryse completes FAA review

Skyryse has completed a major review with the Federal Aviation Administration. “This significant milestone accelerates the company’s path toward certification,” the El Segundo-based maker of aviation software said. Achieving 100% means of compliance and completing this system review of software, hardware and human-factor components with the FAA puts Skyryse in the position to achieve full […]

Elegen launches ENFINIA™ DNA, rapid long DNA synthesis to power the bioeconomy

New product delivers up to 7kb of high-accuracy DNA in as fast as 7 days, providing an unparalleled combination of speed, length, and quality to the synthetic biology market Elegen, a leader in DNA innovation, today announced that it has successfully concluded its early access program and is now offering global commercial access to its […]

Alloy partners with Kyckr to streamline KYB checks for global companies

Alloy, the leading Identity Decisioning Platform for banks and fintech companies, today announced its partnership with Kyckr, a corporate KYC company providing businesses with real-time data on prospective and existing customers and suppliers. The partnership gives Alloy’s 350+ clients — including Carta, Ramp, and Brex — a powerful tool in performing KYB for companies outside […]

Varo Bank selects RiskExec for fair lending analytics

US-based digital lender Varo Bank has turned to RiskExec, a unit of Asurity Technologies, for software to conduct fair lending analytics. RiskExec is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that caters to all types of lenders including banks, mortgage lenders, credit unions, and auto finance providers, among others. Insights and analytics provided by RiskExec can be used […]

An update on the Helium Network’s migration to Solana

Following a meeting of the community’s Readiness Working Group, the majority voted to shift the migration date forward to April 18. The Helium community’s Readiness Working Group met for a third time to assess the current state of the Network’s migration to Solana. This diverse group of 20+ prominent, long-time, and active technical stakeholders in […]

Animoca Brands shoots to #16 on FT ranking of High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2023

Animoca Brands, the company advancing digital property rights for gaming and the open metaverse, is pleased to announce that it has been ranked #16 in the ranking of High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2023 compiled by the Financial Times (FT) and Statista. The full list of the top 500 high-growth companies in the region is available at […]

FDA gives greenlight for Bobbie’s first of its kind tolerance formula

The new formula expands product offering and supports more American babies with high-quality, domestically manufactured organic infant formula Bobbie® Organic Gentle® will be the first new formula since the company’s launch in 2021, the first and only EU-style organic tolerance product in the U.S., made from 100% lactose and no corn syrup or maltodextrin Bobbie […]

Templum: Three alternative investment predictions for the rest of 2023

The bear market and crypto fall of 2022 made for a rough economic stretch last year, but there is plenty to be optimistic about especially in the alternative investment space for the rest of 2023. By Chris Pallotta, founder and CEO of Templum Inc. Investments in alternative assets certainly aren’t novel, but they have risen […]

Edgegap & Zebedee team up

Zebedee, the fast-growing fintech innovators, have teamed up with Edgegap, the gaming industry’s premier server orchestration platform, to seamlessly bring Bitcoin transactions to multiplayer game developers. In-Depth – Deep Dive on the Partnership Ahead of GDC, Edgegap’s server orchestration platform tailored for multiplayer games is now accessible to game developers utilizing ZEBEDEE’s payments platform. This […]

Animoca Brands Japan invests in global entertainment company Rainshine Global Inc.

Animoca Brands Japan, a strategic subsidiary of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (“Animoca Brands”), today announced a strategic investment in Rainshine Global, Inc., the Delaware-based entertainment company specializing in creator-led storytelling with a winning combination of creative, technological, and business innovation talent. Rainshine Global has a strong track record in creating and distributing content, with a […]

Gamefam named to Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023

Leading Metaverse Game Developer Joins the Ranks of OpenAI, Disney, Tiffany & Co., and More Gamefam, a leading metaverse game developer and publisher that creates connected experiences with the largest gaming communities and well-known brands, has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” for 2023. This year’s list […]

Animoca Brands and Manga partner to rule MENA Web3 industry

Animoca Brands makes headlines again this month thanks to its partnership with Manga Productions, a giant Middle East-based comic and gaming producer. Together, the collaborators aim to innovate Web3 experiences in the MENA (Middle East and Northern Africa) region. From supporting local talents to a new game publishing platform, their agenda might skyrocket MENA projects […]

Toragen, Inc. announces FDA acceptance of IND application for TGN-S11 for the treatment of HPV-induced cancers

Toragen is focused on uniquely selective drugs targeting cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (“HPV”) Toragen, Inc., a San Diego-based biotechnology company focused on developing, repurposing and commercializing uniquely selective drugs targeting cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (“HPV”), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted an investigational new drug […]

Varo Bank names Wook Chung as CPO

Varo Bank, the first all-digital, nationally chartered consumer digital bank in the US, has named Wook Chung as its chief product officer. In the role, Chung will command the company’s vision and strategy initiatives and will become a key player in Varo Tech. This is Varo’s innovation engine which experiments with product, technology, data and […]

Relation Therapeutics opens flagship lab in London

The company is using a ‘lab-in-the-loop’ process to advance the drug discovery process, and stated that opening a new lab space represents a step forward on its path to ‘transform drug discovery’. Click here to read the full story.

Cambridge Mobile Telematics acquires Amodo

With acquisition, CMT accelerates global expansion — will provide even greater scale, speed, and innovation to the European market and beyond Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), the world’s largest telematics service provider, announced today that it has acquired Amodo, an award-winning telematics company based in Europe. The acquisition brings together two telematics companies with large and […]

Baker Hill partners with Alloy to help financial institutions verify more loan applicants & mitigate fraud risks

Baker Hill, a leading financial technology provider in delivering solutions for loan origination, risk management and analytics, has partnered with Alloy, an identity decisioning platform, to help financial institutions verify more prospective borrowers digitally and ensure compliance throughout the loan origination process. Through the partnership, financial institutions using Baker Hill NextGen® can now leverage Alloy […]

Zapata: Can Quantum Computing be part of the solution to climate change?

“It’s now or never if we want to limit global warming to 1.5C. Without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, it will be impossible.” Jim Skea, Co-Chair of the IPCC Working Group III Introduction According to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), we have until 2025 to reduce […]

Klarna reports fourth quarter results and 2022 Annual Report

Klarna, the global leader in the generational shift away from credit cards, released its fourth quarter results and its full year annual report for 1 January to 31st December 2022 demonstrating significant growth and progress towards profitability, with strong US market performance. The full earnings release has been made available on the Company’s Investor Relations […]

T+1 is coming but Templum is already there: The industries uphill climb to T+1 settlement

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” Steve Jobs When The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently adopted rule changes to accelerate the settlement cycle to T+1 as soon as May 28, 2024, at Templum, we said, “It’s about time.” Templum, since its inception, has operated on a T+1 basis, recognizing the settlement and […]

RECUR and NEAR Protocol partner to enhance interoperability and accessibility in Web3

RECUR, the premier Web3 platform helping major enterprises launch innovative, digital collectible experiences, is announcing a partnership with NEAR protocol to integrate the blockchain into their suite of products and provide the entire NEAR ecosystem access to build on RECUR. With this announcement, brands and developers building on NEAR, such as SailGP and Paras, will […]

Lukka acquires Web3 start-up Venato and accelerates DeFi roadmap

Lukka’s acquisition will enable expanded DeFi data management capabilities and on-chain data coverage as they accelerate their ability to serve evolving customer needs. Lukka, the leading institutional crypto asset data and data management provider, announced today that it has acquired the Web3 blockchain analytics capability, Venato. As part of the acquisition, Lukka is bringing in […]

Animoca Brands announces EthSign investment, supports TokenTable development

The popular Web3 gaming and metaverse platform Animoca Brands recently announced that it has invested in the decentralized electronic signatory firm, EthSign. The investment will allow EthSign to continue building its token management system, TokenTable. Investing In Token Development According to the company’s statement, EthSign revealed that the investment from Animoca Brands would accelerate the […]

Wefunder’s equity crowdfunding platform has officially expanded to the EU

After two years of seeking regulatory approval, Wefunder has officially received the green light to operate its investment crowdfunding services within the European Union. This marks Wefunder’s first time expanding outside of the United States, and according to CEO and founder Nick Tommarello, the business is the first U.S. investment platform to gain operational approval. […]

MD Anderson and Xilis partner to expedite new cancer therapies development

The collaboration will combine Xilis’s MOS platform with MD Anderson’s expertise to advance cancer therapies development. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has entered a strategic collaboration with biotech company Xilis for advancing new technology and expediting new cancer therapy development. The preclinical research deal will combine the MicroOrganoSphere (MOS) platform of Xilis […]

Qredo partners up with Latin American neobank, DitoBanx

DitoBanx, a crypto payments processor that offers Mastercard off ramps for crypto, will now be able to provide secure digital asset custody solutions to individuals and businesses. Qredo, a leading enterprise-grade digital asset custody solutions provider, has today announced its partnership with DitoBanx, a neobank for the unbanked in Latin America. This partnership will see […]

Publisher, Carry1st, acquires mobile game Gebeta

Carry1st initially entered into a global multi-year partnership with the Ethiopia-based developer, Qene Games, to publish Gebeta in November 2020. Carry1st, Africa’s leading mobile games and interactive content publisher has acquired a mobile board game, Gebeta in a deal targeted at driving up African culture to the peak of global recognition and accurate representation through […]

MontyCloud joins AWS Well-Architected Partner Program

MontyCloud, a member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), announces its acceptance into the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program. The AWS Well-Architected Partner Program recognizes partners that implement AWS best practices, measure workload states, and make improvements where required. MontyCloud’s DAY2™ CloudOps platform maps autonomous checks to the AWS Well-Architected Framework questions and […]

DoorDash partners with Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT)

At DoorDash, safety is always a top priority. The overwhelming majority of deliveries on our platform – more than 99.99% – are completed without any safety-related incident at all and the rate of motor vehicle fatalities involving Dashers is significantly less than the national average. Even so, we’re constantly working hard to make dashing even […]

Fintech firm Alloy launches operations in UK market

US fintech Alloy, which offers identity decisioning services to the financial services industry, has launched its operations in the UK. Alloy platform can be used by fintechs and banks to make informed judgements on each customer’s risk profile and protect them from financial fraud. The fintech leverages more than 170 data sources to allow its […]

Toragen, Inc. announces appointment of Chief Scientific Officer

Toragen is focused on uniquely selective drugs targeting cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (“HPV”) Toragen, Inc., a San Diego-based biotechnology company focused on developing, repurposing and commercializing uniquely selective drugs targeting cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (“HPV”), announced today that it has promoted Rick Lumpkin, PhD to the role of Chief Scientific Officer. […]

Pallidus relocating corporate HQ, manufacturing operations

The silicon carbide (SiC) wafer semiconductor manufacturer will invest $443 million and create 405 new jobs in York County, SC in the Charlotte Region. Innovative silicon carbide (SiC) wafer semiconductor manufacturer Pallidus will relocate its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations to York County, SC. The company’s $443 million investment will create 405 new jobs in […]

Airspace Link announces new AirHub® Portal Application to further align and enable stakeholders working to integrate and operate drones

Airspace Link, Inc. is announcing the next generation of the AirHub® Platform: AirHub® Portal. Following the introduction of their UAS Integration Framework last fall, Airspace Link has continued to innovate in their mission to help align stakeholders in advancing safe drone integration into the national airspace and communities at scale. Today’s announcement brings together Airspace […]

Enigma partners with Alloy to diversify access to small business intelligence

The partnership provides financial institutions with more accessible and robust data to better understand and serve their small and medium business customers Enigma, a data science company that provides comprehensive intelligence about the financial health and identity of every U.S. business, announced today they have partnered with identity decisioning platform Alloy, the leading onboarding and […]

Pipe names seasoned fintech leader Luke Voiles as new Chief Executive Officer

Former Square and Intuit Executive to Lead Pipe’s Next Phase of Growth Pipe, creator of the world’s first trading platform for revenues, today announced Luke Voiles will become the company’s next Chief Executive Officer and will join its board of directors as of February 20, 2023. The company has also appointed Albert Periu, the CEO […]

Paxos establishes engineering research and development center of excellence in Israel

Paxos, the “comprehensively” regulated blockchain and tokenization infrastructure platform, announced it is launching “an engineering research & development center of security and cryptography excellence in Israel.” Paxos plans “to expand its Israel engineering center with senior, staff and principal engineers with specialized skills in enterprise-grade security, applied cryptography and blockchain technology given the strong tech […]

Denario selects Klarna Kosma’s open banking platform to expand its connectivity beyond Europe

Klarna Kosma, Klarna’s financial technology platform for banks, fintechs and innovative partners and Denario, a digital financial management platform for businesses, announced their joint collaboration. Klarna Kosma’s open banking platform gives Denario access to the world’s largest international banking network, which will help the Berlin-based fintech offer its payment platform to American customers in the […]

ZEBEDEE and Stattrak offer Bitcoin rewards with new esports fantasy product

The play-and-earn fantasy esports platform Stattrak and top fintech payment processor ZEBEDEE have jointly announced the release of a new product geared for esports fans worldwide. In well-known titles like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, Valorant, Rainbow Six Siege, and Dota 2, the product allows users to create their own fantasy teams. If their […]

Liteboxer VR expands to Europe

One of The First VR Fitness Apps Launches in 16 European Countries Liteboxer, the leader in trainer-led workouts in the metaverse, announced its international expansion today. This initiative will mark Liteboxer as one of the first VR fitness apps to expand internationally, providing a one of a kind workout experience to users world-wide. Available countries: […]

Cision announces Cali Tran as new CEO

Tran to lead Cision to unlock new opportunities for customers Cision, a global consumer and media intelligence and communications platform, announced today the appointment of Cali Tran as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Tran replaces Platinum Equity Managing Director Brandon Crawley, who has been serving as interim CEO. Platinum Equity acquired Cision in 2021.    […]

Warner Music Group expands metaverse presence with Rhythm City on Roblox

The global entertainment and record production conglomerate has collaborated with Gamefam, a leading gaming and content provider across metaverse platforms. Warner Music Group has teamed up with Gamefam to launch Rhythm City on Roblox. Gamefam operates the largest network of games on Roblox with over 25 million daily game sessions and more than 115 million […]

Brave Group announces its alliance with Animoca Brands to boost Web3 initiatives

The Brave Group takes immense pleasure and feels extremely proud in making its formal announcement of having forged a capital and business alliance with Animoca Brands Japan. The aim and intention behind this were to give wings to their carefully planned mission, Strike Wonder in 8 billion hearts. In their opinion, in order to achieve […]

Reddit adds chief revenue officer, new hires after year of M&A

Social media company Reddit Inc. has made several changes to its executive ranks about a year after filing for an initial public offering. The company promoted Harold Klaje to be its first chief revenue officer. Klaje joined Reddit in 2020, and as president of global advertising expanded in markets like the UK, Germany and Australia. […]

Ingenico partners with Klarna to offer in-store payment solutions

Ingenico, the payments acceptance solutions provider, has inked a deal with Swedish buy now, pay later (BNPL) firm Klarna. Klarna will utilise Ingenico’s cloud payments platform as a service tool to introduce its payment solutions as point-of-sale (POS) terminals. Ingenico’s PPaaS system has been designed to allow its customers, including banks and merchant acquirers, to […]

Genetesis announces new appointments to executive leadership team

New additions to leadership signal commercial readiness and an expanding clinical roadmap Genetesis, Inc., the leader in biomagnetic cardiac imaging solutions, today announced the appointment of three new members to the executive leadership team who will oversee and execute key aspects of commercialization and clinical research for its flagship solution, CardioFlux. This announcement comes in […]

Chipper Cash receives license to provide money transfer services in Malawi

Pan-African cross-border payment startup Chipper Cash has acquired a license to provide money transfer Value Added Services in Malawi, the company’s current VP of Global Developer Relations, Wiza Jalakasi, announced in a tweet on Thursday. The license was issued by the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA), in accordance with Section 39 of the East African […]

Animoca portfolio firms merge to form crypto news site

Animoca Brands Corp. founder Yat Siu helped engineer the merger of two startups his firm backed, aiming to create a data and news service as the embattled crypto industry consolidates. Data tracker CryptoSlam and Forkast.News will combine to become Forkast Labs, which will provide news as well as tools for investors to track digital assets. […]

IPwe announces largest enterprise blockchain deployment in history

Innovation leader at the forefront of the digital transformation of IP launches initial minting of over 25 million existing patent assets as dynamic NFTS IPwe Inc., along with Casper Labs, announced the largest enterprise blockchain deployment in history today in Davos, Switzerland, during the week of the World Economic Forum. This joint announcement represents the […]

Klarna says US Is now its top market amid BNPL boom

Klarna is riding a wave of buy now, pay later (BNPL) popularity in the U.S. The Swedish payments company said Tuesday (Jan. 17) that America is now its largest market in terms of revenue, with volumes up 92% year over year. “Despite the challenging macroeconomic environment, we continue to remain laser-focused on investing in our […]

FactSet and Coin Metrics collaborate to deliver digital assets data and analytics

FactSet, a global financial digital platform and enterprise solutions provider, today announced its collaboration with Coin Metrics to integrate the company’s leading digital assets data across FactSet’s solutions. The integration of the crypto asset class empowers financial professionals to actively monitor their digital assets workflow from research to asset allocation, stay on top of the […]

bolttech partners with AIS in Thailand

Embedded protection with first-in-market services now available for customers of the recently-launched AIS Care+ programme International insurtech, bolttech, and Thailand’s leading mobile network operator, AIS, have partnered to deliver embedded protection services including mobile device switch and replacement services to AIS customers for the recently-launched AIS Care+ programme. The AIS Care+ programme allows customers to […]

Axie Infinity launches Origin Season 2

Axie Infinity has announced the long-awaited Season 2 of its game. According to the gaming company, the season which has a lot of updates will last for only 42 days. One of the new features of the game is Eras, which is described as a leaderboard system where players will be rewarded for the entire […]

Apricity arrives in Spain with a virtual fertility clinic model that transforms the way people access reproductive treatment

Virtual clinic Apricity offers a next-generation fertility experience that combines personalised care, 7/7 support and the most sophisticated AI and technology. With the acquisition of WOOM, Apricity offers a complete fertility pathway, from conception counselling and monitoring to fertility treatment and through all stages of pregnancy. Fertility treatments have evolved considerably in recent years. However, […]

Chipper Cash partners ActionAid on relief to flood victims

Chipper Cash, an African cross-border payments company has partnered with ActionAid to provide relief to flood victims in Bayelsa State. Niger Delta State was severely hit by floods that left an estimated 10,000 people homeless and displaced. The Bayelsa State Emergency Management Agency said the flood affected no fewer than 1.3 million people with a […]

Blockchain gaming platform Rainmaker Games secures $4.7M funding

Rainmaker Games, a one-stop hub blockchain gaming platform, has announced the successful completion of its latest seed round, raising a total of $4.7 million. The funding round was co-led by Placeholder and Hivemind Capital, with participation from a range of other firms including Shima Capital, Peer Ventures, Coinfund, Side Door Ventures, Blockwall Capital, Placeholder, and […]

Netcapital announces Alternative Trading System (ATS) partnership with Templum Markets LLC

Powered by Templum Markets’ ATS, Netcapital plans to facilitate secondary trading and liquidity for funding portal participants and investors Netcapital Inc. (Nasdaq: NCPL, NCPLW) (the “Company”), a digital private capital markets ecosystem, today announced a new partnership between Netcapital Systems LLC, a Utah limited liability company and wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, and Templum […]

Planet completes acquisition of Salo Sciences

Integration to Bolster Forest Carbon Monitoring Tool and Climate Solutions Data Planet Labs PBC (NYSE: PL), a leading provider of daily data and insights about Earth, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Salo Sciences, a San Francisco-based climate technology company that provides cutting-edge solutions to measure Earth’s constantly changing ecosystems. In December, Planet […]

Exo Therapeutics appoints Nagesh Mahanthappa as Executive Chair

Exo Therapeutics, Inc., a company pioneering the use of enzymatic exosites to address intractable drug targets, today announced the appointment of Nagesh Mahanthappa, PhD, to Executive Chair. “The ExoSight™ platform has tremendous potential to be applied across a wide range of diseases and therapeutic targets,” said Dr. Mahanthappa. “It’s an honor to join Exo as […]

Animoca Brands confirms $1B fundraising in Q1 for metaverse fund

The Hong Kong-based metaverse and web3 investment company had planned to raise $1 billion to $2 billion according to an announcement in November. Animoca Brands has confirmed it is raising $1 billion in the first quarter of 2023. The company announced in November it was targeting $1-$2 billion new fundraising for its metaverse fund. The […]

Alloy launches new capabilities to enable clients to accelerate growth

When you walk into a McDonald’s in Spain, you’ll find they still have Big Macs and Chicken McNuggets, but you’ll also see Patatas Deluxe and “McCroquetas” on the menu. In fact, you’ll find local menu items in McDonald’s locations across the world. Why? McDonald’s learned a long time ago that in order to operate a […]

Fintech ZEBEDEE re-launches App with new earning, digital identity features

ZEBEDEE, a Fintech and next-generation payment processor for the gaming industry, announced the relaunch of its flagship product, the ZEBEDEE app. The revamped app “brings shopping and digital identity features to transform the previously Bitcoin–gaming-focused app into a hub of virtual economies centered around rewarded gaming.” The ZEBEDEE app now “contains a full circular economy […]

CAG develops automated outdoor baggage handling system with Sarcos

To support air traffic recovery and meet long-term staffing needs, CAG is investing in robotics technology to automate labour-intensive roles in the outdoor apron environment. Changi Airport Group is working with Sarcos to develop an outdoor-based autonomous baggage loading system. Changi Airport Group has announced the inaugural demonstration of a jointly developed outdoor-based autonomous baggage […]

Rainmaker Games raises $4.7M in additional funding

Rainmaker Games announced it has closed a new round of funding for its blockchain gaming platform. This latest seed round raised $4.7 million. According to Rainmaker, it plans to launch its platform in beta in early 2023. Placeholder and Hivemind Capital co-led the funding round, with participation by Hivemind, Shima Capital, Peer Ventures, Coinfund, Side […]

Moon Active to acquire Zen Match from Good Job Games

Israeli mobile games giant Moon Active is acquiring Zen Match from Turkish developer Good Job Games, in addition to the associated Istanbul-based team. As one of the fastest-growing mobile game companies anywhere in the world, this deal could be hugely important for Moon Active’s continued expansion and as its portfolio continues to grow. Since its […]